Yoga and Pilates

pilates for stress management

Pilates for stress management

Joseph Pilates famously described his innovative exercise method as being, “the complete co-ordination of the body, mind and spirit.”Pilates for stress management is a perfect way to relax and learn more about your mind and body.  Modern life can be stressful and we all go through stages of feeling it to at least some degree. 

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meditation and stress

Meditation and stress

What is meditation? Meditation has recently become big business. Whilst it used to be practiced just by hermits in caves and monks in monasteries it is now widely accepted as a great self help tool for anyone who wants to reduce their stress levels. Meditation and stress is good to work together as it can

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do i really need antidepressants

Do I really need antidepressants?

Antidepressants are mostly prescribed to people who are experiencing depression, but they are also offered for other conditions including anxiety. It is more common for women to be prescribed them but not unusual for men to be offered them as well. As many as one in four people in the UK experience some form of

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coping with anxiety

Coping with anxiety

Occasional feelings of anxiety are something that most people are familiar with. Coping with anxiety is not an easy task and takes time and tools to make the whole thing a lot easier to cope with. Anxiety is a combination of tension, worry and uncertainty together with a mind that is overly busy and either

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panic attack

Panic attacks

What is a panic attack? A panic attack is an intense feeling of anxiety that becomes overwhelming. Someone suffering from a panic attack may experience heart palpitations, faintness, difficulty breathing, sweating, or sickness. They may feel like they are dying or having a heart attack. They may even pass out. Panic attacks generally come on

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